MANITOU SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – A bear cub was rescued after it was abandoned during Sunday night’s storm. Colorado Parks and Wildlife responded to a home near Manitou Springs after the homeowner called to let them know about the cub.

CPW says the female cub was “near death.”

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An officer used a blanket and heater to warm it up. CPW reminds citizens to never pick up wildlife.

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After giving it some food and water, it was taken to the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center near Del Norte.

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CPW says they checked on the cub which was “lively and responsive” at the center. They expect the cub to be fine.

Danielle Chavira